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THE AMERICAN WAY g:Sr:-'^''^m-K'\' It We mie rite mm vltAi/?. of The Mote wozib wittI Muotucus joy GeeATim. rAAN the fWAzr an cof/cwe? axs> S<a. Vol. 37 — No. 35 2 Sections — 14 Pages NORTH CANTON, OHIO. WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 1963 10c Per Copy The Bible - Source of Melodious Joy False Perspective Can you remember back to the days before television and radio? When you were small and had to make up your own amusements instead of having them neatly set before you? If so, you probably found it great fun to look through the wrong end of a telescope ancl see how odd and different things appeared from that perspective. There are times today when it seems as though half the world is doing just that—far too many people seem tc, have lost their ability to judge distance, to see events in their proper significance. They just don't see the whole picture. It is a case of a false perspective. For example—we read the headlines on a newspaper story and, instead of getting the facts out of the text, we supply them according to how the headline strikes us. We don't stop to think that the headline writer was interpreting the story from his viewpoint. I know I have often found a story and a headline to be at complete variance. Then there is the false perspective of putting one's self in the forefront of a picture and determining distances as they relate to one's self. Hitler did that. So did Mussolini—and both of them found out they Were way out of perspective. We had a false perspective about the Soviet after the war. We forgot it was the Soviet and though of it as Russia, a nation which, during the hot war, had ultimately been allied with us—and whom we helped with arms and ammunition when it was a life or death struggle for her. We didn't realize that she was with us then only because she 'had a fight on her hands and needed help. We had lost our perspective and thought of Russia as & nation, rather than as a Soviet of States, dominated by fanatical zealots who hated all for which we stood. We underestimated the fact that Communists, wherever they are, may retreat before superior forces, but they fight back every step of the way. There is no truce possible with such enemies. We had a false perspective about time. We knew we cjould outproduce and we were certain we could outthink any nation in earth, but we lost our perspective and didn't see that they were working while we were talking. That we were playing hare to their tortoise—and unless we woke up, we would meet the same fatal result. ,Now we must wake up ancl look at things as they really are—not from the wrong end of the telescope. It is time for us to do what we can do—not talk about it. To correct our perspective and to get down to work to make our country strong and united, ready to face anything that might develop. Narrowing Space Gap It comes as a bit of a shock' to realize that Girdon Cooper's multiple orbiting of the eartH comes almost exactly tw.o years after Alan Shepard made the first U. S. manned rocket flight of a mere 302 miles down-range from Cape Canaveral. This short time span emphasizes the swift progress being made in space capability. There may be some disagreement with this view. Some observers assert that the United States should be moving forward more rapidly. There are demands for a greater effort to catch up with the Russians, who continue to be a move or two ahead, of this country in manned space flight. It is true that the Russians are ahead. And there is reason to think that President Kennedy was not speaking idly the other day when he predicted that tlle Soviet Union would maive "additional spectacular efforts in the next few months." If one considers that we started our push for manned space flight several years late? than the Russians, however, the Ui. S. performance appears strikingly good. Following the Cooper flight there is likely to be a long gap. Probably no further Mercury launchings will be made. Nepct on the manned flight agenda will be the first of the two-man Gemini orbitings, scheduled for late in 1964. The Russians may beat us to such a flight, too, but the gap is being narrowed. Ike On Experiments Former President Eisenhower said something recently which, though often said, bears repeating. It is particularlj good to have it said again by one who cannot by any excess of imagination be thought of as a radical. What Ike said on the occasion of the University of California's 95th anniversary concerned another anniversarj of vastly greater importance. He noted that the Americai system of government is now almost 200 years old. But hi added—and this is the point to be stressed—tha't it "is stil an experiment" and is "even today being tested." This is thfe thing so often forgotten. We tend to bi satisfied with the way things are, or to assume they hav< always been that way. Not so. They a,xve stall changing;, Tht changes can be for the better if we all work Kara enough at it, HH Frosh Coed Tops in State In English A Hoover High School fresh- nan was among 315 Ohio high .chool students who took top rate honors in the Final Dis- rict-State Scholarship Test con- lvicted May 4. announced E. E. Toll, Superintendent of Public nstruction. Martha Fessler, daughter of •Ir. and Mrs. H. T. Fessler of ■682 Circle Hill, tied for first 'lace in the state in the Eng- ish IX test vith a score of 126 <ut of a possible 150. Also placing from Hoover High .vas Richard Harrison, a junior, on of Mr. and Mrs. Richard V. Harrison of 460 N. Fair Oaks ^t, who was rated 12th in the tate in chemistry. A member of the Future Teacher's Assn. at Hoover, Mar- ha i.s also active in the field of music. She sings in the freshman choir, play.s violin in the orchestra and bass clarinet in the band. She also was named to second place in the freshman nrirls' division of the recent Young Citizens Award Program. Several Canal Fulton students tlso placed in the state. These vere Stephen G. Smith, 11th in vorld history; David J.*Wagner, -.eventh in senior social studies; \nd Darlene May, second in English XI. The tests were given in 21 subjects to 26,'l-76 participants. Participants were selected to represent their school on the basis of the results of Hie Pre- Who's Watch YOUR LAWMEN. Comprising the North Canton Police Department are (left to right), row 1: Sgt. Russell Harper,1 Sgt. James Wills man, Ptl. Jack Mullen and Ptl Floyd Morris. Row 2: Col. Robert Fulk, chief of police; Capt. James Bardin, Ptl. Charles Dutton, Ptl. C. J. Woods (extra) and Ptl. Homer Otto (extra). Another extra patrolman, Francis Buckley, was absent when the picture was taken. liminary District-State Scholarship tests administered in March. 'Big' Deposit Made After Bank Hours r The deposit that really shook I Richard L. orth Canton's First 'National | "1(; peeler, Nor Bank branch came after regular banking hours. Tons of fre.'i.ght deposited itself in the southeast corner of the bank at 3:17 a.m. Tuesday, May 21. The freight was in a Commercial Motor Freight semi, which left its parking spot in front of The Hoover Co., crossed Main St. by itself and swung past the post office into the bank parking lot. Concrete auto 'blocks evidently guided the truck straight into the side of the brick bank structure. The impact knocked out a plate glass window and pushed the brick wall in. While the little drama took olace outside in the early morning hours, truck driver, Oliver B. IRusaell, 59, of '2905 Cherry Ave. SE, Canton, sat unsuspecting in Bill's Diner, enjoying a coffee break. He was told about his "miss- :ng" truck toy a fellow truck driver. 'Five other auto accidents were investigated within the last week by North Canton police. IRalph C Anstine, 48, of Louisville, was driving west at 6:57 a.m. Monday, May 20, when hi.s car was struck from the rear by another auto. Driver of the other car was Alan Stanley Leasure, 19, of 1120 Highland Rd. NE, Anstine was slowing down for a turn when the mishap occurred. A parking sign and utility pole guy wire felt the impact when Memorial Day, 1963 McDowell's foot hit alor instead of the I brake in turning off Viking onto Willaman St. Tho 16-year-old, who resides at '1004 Valley Blvd., wa.s east- bound, when the accident took place at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May IS. At 7:35 a.m., Friday, May 17. Annabel M. Schwallie. :!7, of 51.1 N. Woodside was backing her car out of her driveway, when she ran into another auto. The southbound car was driven by Kenneth E. Riese, 2(5, of ,1015 Park St. A truck, driven by Charles C. Eakins, ;24, of Alliance, backed into a parked car Thursday, when the brakes on the truck failed. The accident happened at 12:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Deerfield Dr. The parked car was owned bv 'Barbara J. Over- holt, 22. of Hartville. Backing out of the Hoover H'-jh parkin it lot Tuesday, -May ill, Gary Schleig, 21, of 3101 Thornton NW ran into another auto driven by Mildred J. Bend- roth, 38, of 934 Pine Ave. The accident took place at 8:05 a.m. lights On' Urged For Holiday Weekend Drivers Memorial Day weekend is almost here again. This holiday marks the beginning of increased highway travel and also increased highway hazards. Governor James A. Rhodes and Warren C. Nelson, director of the Ohio Department of Highr- i way Safety, are asking the co- j operation of all motorists in an all-out-effort to reduce holiday accidents. Police Chief Col. Robert D. Fulk has added a voice of warning for North Canton area drivers an-j pedestrians to take extra care, keep themselves and "t'ier« from harm, and maintain the City's good safety record. the official tabulated holiday period begins Wednesday, May 29. at 6 p.m. and lasts until midnight Sunday, June 2 — a total of four and one-fourth days. Local law enforcement officials and the county and state patrolmen will be working around the clock to eliminate a.s many accidents as possible. Again, it. is suggested tha' autoists participate in the "Lights On" safety campaign as a special reminder to drive carefully. In a pre-holiday voluntary vehicle safety check, North Canton police have found nearly 200 cars tested to be in good oper- :ing condition. Spot checks will he continued irovtghout the summer, says | olice Chief Fulk. Art Really Has Ideas The Hoover Co'.s Bernard Art" Dow received his third lggestion award in three onths recently. 'His latest idea, which deals ith salvage, brought him $245, 3t including the 8240 he won March and the S245 in April Three suggestions turned in by arl Jacobs won him !>55 ant. i.c title of Suggestor-of-the !onth. Herbert Kuntz was lother high-placir.tg winner, re- jiving if'50. In all. 32 suggestors earned a >tal of. $920 in this month's . antest. Fair Activity Heightens Everywhere you go throughout the City the banners, "Jaycee .Fair" are flapping more excitedly as it nears June 5-8, date of the 1963 event. A touring calliope also will soon be noisily announcing the fair's many attraction^ throughout the area, with two Hoover High girls. Miss Susan Honder- ihot and Miss Nancy Hess, at .he keyboard. Music at the fair will include a performance by the Hoover I'tfh band. Friday night; and a Sock Hop, with 'Bill Ridenoar, •.VHBC disc jockey, spinning the platters, on Saturday. The booth of the .sponsoring >rganization, JayCees, will be imong the main exhibits. On lisplay will be drawings of the airoposed park layout and sam- oles of picnic tables, along with naterials and data on other Jay- Tee projects. Other exhibitors will include the local auto dealers, a ceram- c-making demonstration. fuc'tjje- making machine, farm imple- ents and .supplies ancl community-interest exhibits by the North Canton Republican Committee and the Citizens Advisory Board. Women of the Greentown Methodist Church again will provide the good home-cooked food. The fair opens Wednesday, June 5; ancl runs through Saturday, June 3: with hours from 6 to 11 p.m. lightly and a matinee on Saturday from 12 to 5. Re-elects Kelson Vttend YMCA Session Donald A. Davis, executive cli- sctor of the North Canton Com- itinity Building YMCA, is mong three area 'Y' men ttending a .conference of YMCA scretaics in Philadelphia. Theme of the conference for directors of the United tates and Canada is "Design- lg for Growth."1 Reservations Still Available For Annual TB Meeting Reservations are still available to hear Mrs. Marty Mann of New York, executive director of the National Council on Alcoholism, who will speak at the Annual Dinner Meeting of tlie Stark County TB and Health Assoc, at Brookside Country Club May 23. ALWAYS ON DUTY. Rain or shine, snow or summer, day or night, the North Canton Police Department stands readv to serve, wherever needed. Police Guard Is On Duty Around the Clock, All Year 3-Unit Parade, Stadium Program Mark City's Tribute to Veterans A three-unit parade down Main St. will lead off North Canton's Memorial Day activities, Thursday, May 30. The parade will assemble at loover High circle at 9 a.m. nd beigin moving at 9:30, fol- owing a route out Bachtel to Main, north to Witwer, east to Vise anti north to Memorial Stadium. Unit I, led 'by the Glenwood ligh. Band, will include North Canton police, legion color ;uard, City officials and miliary units. Hoover High Band will head Jnit II which will include the Cnights of Columbus color ;uard, service organizations, ■.chool and scout groups, auxili- „trjy police, and 'the Civil Defense )US. In the third division will be he City fire and street equip- nent, antique ears, .postal ve- ticles, ambulances and auxiliary Jjolicfe caf. In charge of parade activities are Qol. Robert Fulk, chief of police; Robert Schiltz; ancl John Burke, CD director. Delivering the Memorial Day address at the stadium program will be the Rev. Fr. Kenneth Rudkin, assistant pastor at St. Paul's Catholic Church. The opening ceremony will be conducted by Donald Spitler. commander of American Legion Post 419. Glenwood and Hoover bands will .play during the flag- raising ceremony ancl the posting of the colors by the Color Guard, under the direction of Homer Hawley. Commander Spitler also will lead tlie pledge to the flag. The invocation will be given by the Rev. Harold Lewis, pastor of First Baotist church. Rex Mitchell will then lead his Glenwood High Band in the "Crusader Hymn." Speaking briefly will be Mayor Geoige W. Swindell and City Administrator Chester L. Sterling. (Continued on Page 3) Class of '63 -.-.- Goodbye ..School officially closes for the 1963 school year with the dismissal of classes Tuesday, May 28, announces Supt. E. R. Malone. , '•Report cards will be mailed out to students Friday, May 31. Baccalaureate for grad- It's 3 o'clock in the morning. All North Canton is asleep—or so it would seem. But, hark, who goes there? .Chances are it is our friend and protector— the policeman. You can check any minute of any hour of any day— Nortii Canton's Police Department is serving you around the clock. Ancl, it is serving you in a most efficient and thorough manner. 'For those who think the job of John Law" is glamorous, we have news. Follow any one of the City's patrolmen for a few hours. There's hard work, plenty of it — ■ S hours a day, 6 days a week, including Sundays and holidays. No-overtime pay for extra hours, only the hope that the extra hour worked niay be taken off some other day, when things aren't so busy. Two nights a month policemen meet to check policy, learn new techniques and garner other information. Department 'members attend special training schools and seminars. There is continuing practice at the Canton Police pistol range. \ There's frequent special de- | tail escorting bank patrons with ! large sums of money, directing land re-routing traffic for par- i ados, (guarding visiting dignitar- i ies. i The men on duty might be i any one of the seven regular or three extra police officers. These extra police Officers. These : men divide into three 8-hour tricks, with Chief of Police Col. Robert Fulk and Capt. James Bardin heading the morning and early afternoon crew; and Sergeants Russell Harper and James Willaman rotating charge of the afternoon and the night details. In addition to patrolling city ' (Continued on .page 5) Holiday Paper Because of Memorial Day coming on Thursday. May 30. the North Canton Sun will publish one day early next week, press Tuesday and be delivered to its readers, Wednesday. News ancl picture deadlines have been moved back a day with Monday. 4 p.m., the final deadline for news stories and photographs. Advertising deadline is Tuesday at 3 p.m. Church ancl society items should be in the Sun office by noon Saturday, to insure a place in next week's issue. J. ('. Nt'lson J. C. Nelson of Clearmount Ave. has been re-elected publicity director for the Stark bounty chapter, National Association of Accountants. The election was held last ! week at the Beachcomber Supper Club. Mr. Nelson, publicity director for the local chapter since its 'nception two years ago, furnishes N.A.A. releases to newspapers in Canton, North Canton. Massillon. Alliance. LouisvHe, Hartville, Dover and New Philadelphia. Ho also reports news of meetings and seminars to seven area, radio stations. 'Continued on Page 3i uating seniors will be held at Hoover High Sunday, •May 26, at 8 p.m.; with commencement exercises set for 8:15 Wednesday. May 29, in the high school auditorium. Commencement speaker will be Dr. William Green, dean at Malone College. NEW EAGLE. Happy at receiving his Eagle rank during a recent Boy Scout Court of Honor is John Bury (left). George Coif lesh, McKinley Scout executive, makes the presentation to Troop 132's new Eagle.
|Title||The Sun. (North Canton, Stark County, Ohio), 1963-05-22|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Description||Beginning June 28, 1995, published as The sun journal.|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Description||Beginning June 28, 1995, published as The sun journal.|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton public Library|
THE AMERICAN WAY
We mie rite mm vltAi/?.
of The Mote wozib wittI
Muotucus joy GeeATim.
rAAN the fWAzr an cof/cwe?